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China launches reusable spacecraft

September 6th, 2020 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 2F; Payload: reusable experimental spacecraft; Date: 4 September 2020, approx. 0730 UTC; Launch site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China. The spacecraft landed at 0200 UTC on 6 September after two days in a 331 km x 347 km x 50.2 degrees orbit.

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Soyuz rocket’s third stage fixed – Progress

September 6th, 2020 by

The Progress Rocket and Space Center has repaired the Fregat upper stage that led to a postponement of a Meridian satellite launch from the Plesetsk spaceport in January.

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‘Sims 4’ brings the Force of ‘Star Wars’ with ‘Journey to Batuu’ expansion

September 6th, 2020 by

The latest Sims 4 game expansion unlocks the Force of “Star Wars” with “Journey to Batuu.”

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ season 3 will introduce Trek’s first transgender and nonbinary characters

September 6th, 2020 by

The third season of “Star Trek: Discovery,” set to premiere on Oct. 15, will introduce its first transgender and a nonbinary characters.

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On This Day in Space: Sept. 6, 1947: First V2 rocket launches at sea

September 6th, 2020 by

On Sept. 6, 1947, a rocket launched from an aircraft carrier for the first time. Here’s how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!

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The ‘Goat Star’ is back: How to see Capella in the night sky this month

September 6th, 2020 by

At this time of year, some might be attracted by the presence of an unusually bright star sparkling over the north-northeast horizon.

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